A Hawkins County man who was accused of receiving sexually explicit text photos from a 17-year-old girl on Christmas Day of 2018 was sentenced to two years of house arrest Friday in exchange for a guilty plea to sexual exploitation of a minor.
The man believed to be the target in a Wise County graveyard ambush is in county custody on charges from a separate incident.
The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office reportedly seized 22.6 grams of meth and a loaded .45 caliber handgun last week during a traffic stop on Stanley Valley Road that was initiated due to a broken tail light.
An autopsy found that Ashley Gail Vick died last week from multiple gunshot wounds and her death has been ruled a homicide. An arraignment for the suspects is scheduled for January 8.
Brandy Jo Ketron, 37, 347 Loyds Chapel road, Church Hill reportedly told Church Hill police Tuesday evening she left her crashed car on the railroad tracks near Old Stage Road “to go learn how to cook a ham.”
A Hamblen County man accused of shooting is girlfriend's mother to death in 2014 in Hawkins County, and then wounding his girlfriend with a gunshot in Morristown a short time later, will represent himself in a murder trial that is now set for October of 2020 in Rogersville.
“You're not going to have contact with these people. If you see them at Walmart, turn around and go the other way. ... Live your separate lives.” — Judge John Dugger
The pair allegedly used the inmate’s relative’s credit card to add money to jail accounts of multiple inmates
A Hawkins County man who allegedly attempted to strike police officers with his vehicle in July was indicted Monday by the Hawkins County Grand Jury on charges including two counts of attempted second-degree murder.
Within 10 minutes of the hold-up alarm going off at the Spirit Gas Station in Kingsport, officers located the vehicle driven by the suspect and performed a traffic stop. Reggie Evans was taken into custody without incident.
Two Johnson City men found sleeping in a car outside a Church Hill residence last week were allegedly found in possession of heroin, marijuana and two handguns, one of which was reported stolen.
From the perspective of an average citizen like myself, it appears that nobody in a position of authority at the federal level is paying attention to the billion dollar industry of telephone scams.
A Hawkins County man who allegedly knocked a woman unconscious Tuesday, and then ordered a police officer to shoot him during a roadside altercation near Rogersville was charged with aggravated assault.
A Hawkins County man who allegedly kept a woman in his vehicle against her will Saturday and then ran over her foot after she broke free is facing multiple charges, including kidnapping.
As of Monday, Michael Jeremiah Franklin, 22, of Rogersville, was being held in the Hawkins County Jail without bond pending arraignment in Criminal Court on Dec. 13.